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Doctor insights on: Abnormal Antibodies

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Igg gliadin antibodies abnormal means what?

Igg gliadin antibodies abnormal means what?

Exposure: Basically, this your body's memory protein and tells us that, at some point, you've been exposed to the agent (e.g. Virus, substance, etc...). You should check with your doctor/lab about the significance of specific values. ...Read more

Antibody (Definition)

An antibody is a protein the body's immune system makes to identify potentially harmful substances in the body. Antibodies attach to the substance on a molecular level and mark it so the immune ...Read more


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Igg gliadin antibodies abnormal, what to do?

Igg gliadin antibodies abnormal, what to do?

More Testing: IgG antibodies to gliadin may be a sign of celiac disease. Especially if you are having chronic diarrhea. You need additional testing with your doctor including a test called an anti-tiisue transglutaminase and you may need a colonoscopy to diagnose to problem correctly. ...Read more

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Does the presnce of monoclonal antibodies indcate abnormal condition?

Does the presnce of monoclonal antibodies indcate abnormal condition?

Yes: Monoclonal antibodies are important as medications and diagnostic tools, but if you are making a very large amount of one antibody, it's concerning for plasma cell myeloma. A small spike without other signs of trouble is "monoclonal gammopathy of uncertain significance" and is a small risk for trouble in years or decades. Find out what's up & i wish you luck. ...Read more

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What is atypical antibodies? And how do you get them and is it dangerous and contagious?

Need more info: Atypical antibodies means different things in different contexts. If it is related to blood group testing the antibodies are not dangerous nor contagious. ...Read more

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I went to donate plasma which I've done for years and the nurse informed me they found atypical antibodies in my blood, what do I do?

I went to donate plasma which I've done for years and the nurse informed me they found atypical antibodies in my blood, what do I do?

Atypical antibodies: You need to find out the specific antibodies they found on your test. This could mean a lot of different things. Once you have this info then I would see your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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My dr told me I have unusual antibodies in my blood. What does this mean? My sed is 59, have some abnormal levels, dk what. Any ideas?

My dr told me I have unusual antibodies in my blood. What does this mean? My sed is 59, have some abnormal levels, dk what. Any ideas?

Inflammation?: Your sed rate is somewhat elevated and may indicated inflammation. The unusual antibodies could be autoimmune antibodies such as ANA titer which may be associated with autoimmune diseases. You should be able to get a clearer answer from your doctor since your question is non-specific. ...Read more

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My 22 year old son was just told he has atypical antibodies in his blood/plasma. Can I have this too, and what causes it?

Antibodies: More information is needed. The body produces a large variety of antibodies and it is important to know which ones are being referred to as "abnormal". Antibodies are proteins made by the immune system to primarily fight off bacteria, viruses and other pathogens. ...Read more

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Put antibiotic on puncture wound and it started draining. No abnormal discharge. Is this normal? How much longer will it take to heal?

Put antibiotic on puncture wound and it started draining. No abnormal discharge. Is this normal? How much longer will it take to heal?

You can not handle: Go to an urgent care center or ER to be checked and treated if you can not get a hold of your doctor by phone. You may need tetanus shot , an x-ray, oral antibiotic, etc. ...Read more

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When pregnant my older sister had big panel of antibody studies done due to multiple miscarriages. If abnormal, will she have lifelong problem?

When pregnant my older sister had big panel of antibody studies done due to multiple miscarriages. If abnormal, will she have lifelong problem?

Yes: If she has a positive anti-phospholipid antibody , which can cause miscarriages, she may have a life-long propensity to clotting, but this condition may be managed. This positive antibody may occur alone, or in association with other autoimmune cconditions, such as lupus. These conditions can vary widely in their severity. ...Read more

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Are neutrophils abnormal if anti-cytoplasmic neutrophilic antibodies were present?

ANCA: ANCA=anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies are not known to be associated with any morphological abnormalities of a person's neutrophils. They are asosciated with a number of potential disease states of importance, including Wgener's granulomatosis, a destructive disease that may involve lungs, airways, kidneys and sometimes sinuses or related structures. ...Read more